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  • Generation 2 My Health Passport Available Now

    Published Tuesday 22 Sep 2020

    My Health Passport, the second generation Health Passport, has arrived.It includes an Easy Read version and an Express version to ensure it is appropriate for each person who wants one.

  • Election 2020 – voting from hospital

    Published Monday 21 Sep 2020

    Due to COVID-19, Electorate Returning Officers will not be collecting votes from patients in hospital either in the lead up to or on Election Day. Hospitals will also not be used as designated voting places. However, people who cannot get to a voting place because they are in hospital can still vote.

  • Sewn with love

    Published Wednesday 16 Sep 2020

    Kathryn Van Woerkom provides support for patients and their relatives as a hospital chaplain. Recently, she has also been very busy sewing hundreds of reusable masks.

  • Primary care nurses’ strike

    Published Wednesday 2 Sep 2020

    Hutt Valley DHB is aware that some primary care nurses will be undertaking strike action for eight hours tomorrow (Thursday 3 September).

  • Baby on board: Whānau benefiting from marae-based maternity care

    Published Thursday 27 Aug 2020

    Leith Porter-Samuels empowers pregnant Māori women and their whānau with childbirth and early-parenting skills using a unique kaupapa Māori model.

  • Let’s kōrero: Māori cultural safety sessions to benefit Hutt Valley DHB staff and patients

    Published Monday 3 Aug 2020

    We want a conversation that adds value for both tangata tiriti (non-Māori) and tangata whenua, and our active partnership to make a rocking country: Aotearoa, says Hutt Valley DHB Pou Tikanga Rawiri Hirini.

  • Hapū Ora service redefining maternity care for Māori

    Published Tuesday 28 Jul 2020

    Hapū Ora, a drop-in clinic based at Lower Hutt’s Waiwhetu Marae, is a collaborative Māori maternity service for whānau expecting a new baby.

  • Starting a new role in the middle of COVID-19

    Published Friday 24 Jul 2020

    Christine is the Associate Director of Nursing, Acute Services and Integrated Operations Centre. She joined Hutt Valley DHB during the height of Alert Level 4 and gives us this insight into starting a new job during nationwide upheaval.

  • Specialist mental health and addictions service for Wellington general practices

    Published Monday 6 Jul 2020

    The Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) has launched a GP Liaison service to provide specialist mental health and addictions advice to general practices across the Hutt Valley, Wairarapa and Wellington regions.

  • Hutt Hospital remains safe

    Published Friday 19 Jun 2020

    Hutt Hospital remains safe and does not have any current cases of COVID-19.